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College of Health Sciences

School of Physician Assistant Studies

Master of Medical Science


Our mission is to educate individuals to become compassionate Physician Assistants who provide the highest quality health care in a collaborative environment, are dedicated to their communities, and advance the PA profession.

Our Values


We value integrity and professionalism by modeling honesty, thoughtfulness, and consistency in our words and actions.


We value the dignity of our patients and their families and recognize compassion must be a cornerstone of our professional interactions.


We value the highest level of respect by advocating the virtue of inclusion while embracing the differences within communities where we serve, work and teach.


We value service for humanity and are committed to the welfare of others.


We value the pursuit of excellence as a standard of quality for the PA profession.

Lifelong Learning

We value lifelong learning as an essential component of quality education and ongoing evidence-based medical care.